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How weightless rehabilitation can help injured runners.

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health & wellness

America’s obesity epidemic hasn’t budged, new research shows.
Chicago Tribune. October 13, 2017. Mike Stobbe.

For your brain’s sake, keep moving.
New York Times. October 4, 2017. Gretchen Reynolds.

Exercise can be a boon to people with Parkinson’s disease.
New York Times. January 23, 2017. Jane E. Brody.

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sports & fitness

Aqua cycling: A fun, soothing underwater workout.
Los Angeles Times. September 2, 2017. Lisa Boone.

The best running stride? The one that comes naturally.
New York Times. August 2, 2017. Gretchen Reynolds.

Vinyasa, Ashtanga or Bikram: The 101 on different types of yoga.
Chicago Tribune. September 29, 2017. Victoria Hoff.

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injury prevention & treatment

When sports injuries lead to arthritis in joints.
New York Times. August 14, 2017. Jane E. Brody.

How does physical therapy help after a cast comes off?
Physiquality. March 2, 2017.

A simple flashcard test to detect concussions.
New York Times. March 11, 2015. Gretchen Reynolds.

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children’s health

Losing fat, gaining brain power, on the playground.
New York Times. June 16, 2017. Gretchen Reynolds.

Feeding your minds: The importance of school lunches.
New York Times. June 5, 2017. Jane E. Brody.

Child’s play is good for all of us.
New York Times. May 3, 2017. Gretchen Reynolds.

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women’s health

Prenatal multivitamins linked to lower autism risk.
Chicago Tribune. October 13, 2017. Steven Reinberg.

How to run like a girl.
New York Times. Jen A. Miller.

Fibroids are the bane of many women — especially women of color.
Chicago Tribune. September 28, 2017. Darcel Rockett.

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aging well

New osteoporosis guidelines, treatment offer options.
Chicago Tribune. October 12, 2017. Bonnie Miller Rubin.

Tai Chi may help prevent falls.
New York Times. August 8, 2017. Nicholas Bakalar.

Getting older, sleeping less.
New York Times. January 16, 2017. Jane E. Brody.

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Playing football safely

with advice from Mark Salandra, CSCS

Playing football safely

It’s that time of year — the kids are back in school, pumpkin spice is starting to spread into stores, and football season has begun. So it’s a good time to remind parents and coaches of some of the more common injuries that football players can sustain, and some ways to perhaps avoid them.

The speed and contact inherent in football make it a relatively high-risk sport, says Mark Salandra, CSCS, who coached both of his sons through peewee football and watched one play at the high school level. It leads all other youth sports in the number of injuries per year. A certified strength and conditioning specialist and the founder of StrengthCondition.com, a Physiquality partner, Mark knew what injuries to look for when his sons were on the field. He says there are several types of injuries that parents and coaches should watch for:

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